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Plastic Film Is Not Recyclable

Plastic film can clog up the machinery at recycling facilities which can cause equipment to malfunction, so it is not normally accepted in recycling bins. Though we previously had a program to collect it bagged in a bag, it is no longer running as there is no market for recyclers to sell the material. To learn more about plastic film’s decrease in value, see this article

Ways to Reduce

Go Digital

Everything is going digital, so why not also get a digital subscription to your favorite paper. 

Buying From the Newsstand

There’s always the option of buying newspapers from a stand, instead of having them delivered, so you can go bag-free.